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A Guide to Recognizing and Treating Chicken Foot Problems
February 3, 2022 · · Feed & Health

Two common chicken foot problems and leg ailments are leg mites and bumblefoot, both of which are easy to treat. Less common, but sometimes mistaken for either leg mites or bumblefoot, is a type of arthritis known as gout, which is far easier to prevent than to treat.

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Fixed on Chicks
February 2, 2022 · · Chickens 101

Our daughters are smitten with each new batch of tiny puffballs. Though chicks do not lick faces or chase balls of string, they steal a child’s heart with their soft peeps and fuzzy feathers.

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Helping Your Flock Get the Most Out of Their Meals

Add to Favorites Choosing a feed for your chickens can be tricky. There are tons of options in the feed aisle — every bag claiming to give your bird exactly …

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What to Feed Chickens to Keep Them Healthy
February 2, 2022 · · Feed & Health

Add to Favorites Quality nutrition is the bedrock of your bird’s health, longevity, and performance. Just like you and me, if a chicken is fed junk it will live a …

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Feed for Orange Yolks
February 1, 2022 · · Feed & Health

Add to Favorites Healthy Feed By Lisa Steele One of the first things you will likely notice when you start raising your own chickens is how thick the egg whites …

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Button Quail: Adorable By Any Name
February 1, 2022 · · Poultry 101

Add to Favorites Button quail, which are also known as Chinese painted quail, Chung-Chi, Asian blue quail or blue- breasted quail, are well, cute as a button! The smallest of …

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Good Pigeon Loft Design Can Help Your Pigeons Stay Healthy
February 1, 2022 · · Poultry 101

Pigeons are adaptable, hardy, and agile. And although the types of pigeons range in size and function, all pigeons have similar husbandry requirements.

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My Experience Raising Emus (They Make Great Pets!)
February 1, 2022 · · Poultry 101

Add to Favorites By Alexandra Douglas – I embarked on raising emus a couple years ago. I wanted to hatch one so bad because they are “cute,” however it is …

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Building a Portable Chicken Coop
January 31, 2022 · · Coops

I have wanted chickens for a long time, not only for the eggs and meat, but to help control the bugs that get into the gardens (not to mention, the fertilizer they produce).

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Building My Dream Chicken Run and Coop
January 31, 2022 · · Coops

My fascination with chickens started when I was just a boy of 13 years. I tended the chickens, gathered the eggs, cleaned the chicken run and coop.

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